3 days desert trip Marrakech to Merzouga Overview
=> Escapism the busy streets of Marrakech’s old Medina for the crude charm of the desert during this 3 days desert trip Marrakech to Merzouga. Cross through the High Atlas Mountains via the stunning Tizi-n-Tichka pass, explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Aït Benhaddou kashbah and visit the desert oasis at Skoura. Then discover the Todra Gorge and the sacred city of Tafilalt before spending the night amidst the blunt beauty of the Desert Merzouga. This 3 day’s adventure, 2-night tour also includes a driver, 2 nights of accommodation (one at a desert Berber camp), over night camel trek, meals as per the itinerary, round-journey air-conditioned transport.
Itinerary 3 days desert trip Marrakech to Merzouga
Day 1: Marrakech => Ouarzazate => Dades Gorge
=> Departure of this Desert trip Marrakech to Merzouga from Marrakech at 7:00pm o’clock, you leave the Red City behind and head into the Atlas Mountains. Your destination for the day is the well preserved Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most dramatic sights of the Atlas, made famous as the filming location for several Hollywood films including ‘Gladiator’. The route takes us over Tizi N Tichka pass, the highest in Morocco, arriving mid-afternoon. You will then have time for an afternoon walk around the town.
=> After that, you will continue to Ouarzazate, nicknamed the ‘door to the desert’ because it used to be a crossing point for African traders on their way to Europe. It is now the site of the Atlas Film Studios, the setting for many Hollywood films, as well as Game of Thones and BBC’s Atlantis. It’s also home to the impressive Kasbah Taourirt. Originally this kasbah was later owned by T’hami El Glaoui who is better known as the Lord of the Atlas. The Krupps field gun that secured the Glaoui power is now displayed outside the kasbah. We then head south along the Draa Valley, a huge palmary containing over four million palm trees, bordered by many ksours (fortified villages). The night spent at the Hotel or Kasbah in Dades Gorge.
Day 2: Dades Gorge => Toudgha => Rissani => Merzouga desert
=> After breakfast in the second of this Desert trip Marrakech to Merzouga, hop back aboard your minivan or 4*4 and travel out along the famous ‘Road of 1000 Kasbahs’ to nearby Tinghir. Stroll through the oasis to the mighty Todra Gorge, where a deep crevasse in the orange limestone provides spectacular views, then sit down to lunch at your leisure (own expense) in one of the local cafes. In the afternoon, visit the holy town of Rissani — birthplace of Morocco’s ruling royal family and the age-old capital of the Tafilalt region. Continue on to Merzouga, a small village sitting on the borders of the Sahara Desert of Erg-Chebbi.
=> Here we embark on our camel trek and venture further into the desert, where we spend the night at a simple Nomad camp for some spectacular star-gazing. Surrounded by silence and millions of stars lets us appreciate the immensity of the Sahara Desert. Please Note: As we venture into the desert, you are requested to only bring an overnight bag and leave all your remaining luggage with the vehicle. Please pack your overnight bag ready for today.
Day 2: Sahara desert => Agdaz => Ouarzazate => Marrakech
=> Following an early-morning stroll before breakfast to enjoy sunrise among the sand dunes (optional), ride your camel back to Merzouga and meet your driver for the start of your return journey Desert trip to Marrakech. Stops on the Daraa river and its palms that are irrigated by N’koub Valley. Oases, Souks, Extended Walks, and next stop for lunch in Ouarzazate (own expense), then head onward through the spectacular scenery of the High Atlas Mountains. Arrive back at your Marrakech accommodation in the mid evening to conclude your tour. End our services of 3 days desert trip Marrakech to Merzouga.
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What Is Included? [ Desert trip Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days adventure Morocco]
=> Pickup & drop off at your accommodation in Marrakesh
=> Private or shared Transport by an A/C vehicle
=> Fuel included
=> English-speaking driver during the tour
=> Free time to explore the village
=> Half-board accommodations in selected hotels or Raids (dinners and breakfasts are included)
=> Overnight in Berber camp (dinners and breakfasts are included)
=> You can stop everywhere to take photos
=> Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
=> Camel Per person
Not Included [Desert trip Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days adventure Morocco]
=> Tips and gratuities
=> Lunches and Drinks
=> Air fare travel
=> Anything not mentioned in the program
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takeoff and return are planned from your lodging or riad in Marrakech, assuming you are remaining inside the Medina in a point that can’t be reached through transport, the get will occur at the nearest point; it is extremely insightful to reconfirm the specific get time and point basically the day preceding the tour “3 days Desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga”, maybe by having your inn staff contact the neighborhood provider (contacts in the voucher/affirmation that is shipped off you subsequent to booking) and afterward have them make sense of you obviously where to meet.
Two evenings/3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga; takeoff on the first day around 7 with return on the third day between late evening and afternoon.
English, French, Spanish and Italian talking guides.
minimal expense imparted visit to different explorers, the vehicle happens by minibus or bigger transport with 17 seats relying upon the quantity of members. The neighborhood provider is Marrakech Travel Service; prompt affirmation at season of booking, you can book regardless of whether you are traveling solo. At the hour of the update of this article, one further choice was presented: on the third day as opposed to getting back to Marrakech it is feasible to take a common gathering move by taxi to Fez, clearly there is an enhancement.
incorporates transport, help from a driver/guide all through the excursion in addition to camel guides in the desert, convenience for 2 evenings in extremely straightforward lodgings/inns/tents, half board (breakfast and dinner) and two camel rides. Snacks, drinks, manual for Ait Ben Haddou (costs a couple of euros) and tips are excluded.
There could be no other visit that brings you into the desert, the genuine one, spending less, neither in Morocco nor in some other country in North Africa or the Arabian Peninsula.
it might happen that you have a private room/tent however consider that occasionally you should impart the convenience to different members; for snacks you don’t have a lot of decision, they are given in traveler eateries situated in disengaged areas, frequently with a decent menu and more costly than Moroccan norms; both the lodging at Dadés/Tinghir and the camp in the desert are extremely basic; put into account the compulsory stops in trinket/cover/craftsmanship shops, nobody compels you to purchase everything except you would likely have saved them.
when you are in the desert you presumably won’t wash; the vehicles utilized don’t necessarily have working cooling, or more all no cooling in the Erg Chebbi tents; most importantly make sure to constantly assess what you get with the exceptionally low cost you pay, in some cases a few analysts forget about it.
in the event that you are traveling solo or in a couple, you will acknowledge basic convenience and don’t have any desire to pass up on the chance to take a brief trip ‘3 days tour Morocco’ and see the extraordinary rises of the Sahara desert for an exceptionally minimal price.
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Desert trip Marrakech 3 days to Merzouga FAQ
Desert tripMarrakech 3 days to Merzouga distance is 8 hr 49 min (563.8 km) via N9 and N10. Nonetheless, it will be parted in two on the in with a night in Dades Valley. Returning, you will go through the day heading to Marrakech.
Indeed, they are. Your room in Dades Valley Hotel or Guest house will have private ensuite washrooms.
It is approximately 1 hour for nightfall and one more hour for dawn the next day. Time relies upon season, Day light saving time, and dusk/dawn time.
Imagine a scenario You can. a 4×4 will be proposed to move you from Merzouga hotel to Erg Chebbi desert camp for an additional an expense of 30 Euros ( Included in extravagance tent choice )
There will be a couple of sand sheets accessible at the camp administrator’s cabin to use at relaxation ( Availability not ensured ). You can request one to take to the camp with you. They are for nothing
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